100 Best: The Power of the Worker

BY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR
AND AMY MILSHTEIN | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Technology is empowering people like never before and transforming how employees interact in the workplace. How can companies attract and keep staff engaged in this rapidly changing world?

Meeting Facilities Perspective

BY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR

A conversation with Donna Earley, director of sales and marketing for the Salem Convention Center.

MBA Perspective

BY KIM MOORE

Robin Anderson, dean of the Pamplin School of Business, University of Portland: "You need people who are comfortable leading in ambiguity."

Convention Wisdom

BY KIM MOORE

After more than a decade of wrangling, construction on a convention center hotel in Portland is slated to start this summer. But debate over project financing continues.

The Carbon Calculus

 

Carbon pricing is gaining momentum in Oregon, sparking concern for energy-intensive businesses — but also opportunity to expand a homespun green economy.

Healthcare Perspective

BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with Majd El-Azma, president and CEO of LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon, followed by the Healthcare Powerlist.

Political Clout

BY KIM MOORE

Businesses spend billions of dollars each year trying to influence political decision makers by piling money into campaigns.

  • Published in Politics

The 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon 2014

BY KIM MOORE

Proud, diverse and underpaid.

Pride in their organizations’ mission, fairness in the treatment of women and ethnic minorities, flexible work schedules — these are just a handful of workplace characteristics that employees of this year’s 100 Best Nonprofits appreciate about their organizations.

College Conundrum

BY KIM MOORE

University and college tuition fees have been rising for more than a decade, while state funds for higher education have steadily declined.

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